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Payday lenders need incentives to ‘do the right thing,’ Baylor grad says

Payday lenders need incentives to ‘do the right thing,’ Baylor grad says

Texas needs comprehensive payday lending reform that creates market incentives for lenders to “do the right thing,” a recent Baylor University graduate concluded in her senior thesis.

       
Chickens transformed life of family in Thailand, thanks to hunger offering

Chickens transformed life of family in Thailand, thanks to hunger offering

A chicken-farming project in Thailand supported by the Texas Baptist Hunger Offering enabled a 49-year-old day laborer to provide additional food and income for his family.

       
Trustees, directors and committee members nominated for BGCT consideration

Trustees, directors and committee members nominated for consideration at BGCT annual meeting

Nominations to be considered by messengers to the 2016 BGCT annual meeting, Nov. 13-15, in Waco, are presented by the Committee on Committees, Committee to Nominate Executive Board Directors and the Committee on Nominations for Boards of Affiliated Ministries.

       
TBM volunteers continue disaster relief in wake of Hurricane Matthew

TBM volunteers continue disaster relief in wake of Hurricane Matthew

Texas Baptist Men continues to provide personnel and equipment to support a multi-state disaster relief response in the aftermath of Hurricane Matthew.

       
Public education a moral duty, Baptist minister tells House committee

Public education a moral duty, Baptist minister tells House committee

Texas has a moral obligation to educate all its children and a constitutional duty to direct tax funds to public education, not divert public money to private alternatives, a Baptist minister told the House Committee on Public Education.

       
McLane donation benefits renovation of Baylor nursing school in Dallas

McLane donation benefits renovation of Baylor nursing school in Dallas

A gift from Drayton and Elizabeth McLane and their family will enable Baylor University to begin renovating the former Baptist Building in Dallas for Baylor’s Louise Herrington School of Nursing.

       
Baylor regents chair acknowledges desire for greater transparency

Baylor under Title IX investigation

Baylor University is being investigated by the U.S. Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights.

       
Racial reconciliation should start in churches, pastors insists

Racial reconciliation should start in churches, pastors insist

Racial reconciliation should begin through believers in the church, Bryan Carter, pastor of Concord Missionary Baptist Church in Dallas, told Youth Minstry Conclave participants.

       
DBU students present the gospel to children and youth in Spain

DBU students present the gospel to children and youth in Spain

A team from Dallas Baptist University spent their fall break in Spain, leading a Vacation Bible School-style program for students at the Alfa y Omega School in Denia.

       
Texas Baptists to celebrate service at annual meeting in Waco

Texas Baptists to celebrate service at annual meeting in Waco

“Celebrating Service” is the theme of the Baptist General Convention of Texas annual meeting in Waco, Nov. 13-15, as Texas Baptists recognize the work of affiliated institutions.

       
 Moisés Rodriguez named acting president at BUA

Moisés Rodriguez named acting president at BUA

Trustees of Baptist University of the Américas named Moisés Rodriguez acting president of the San Antonio school. 

       
Baptists serve hurricane victims on multiple fronts

Updated: Baptists serve hurricane victims on multiple fronts

Baptists are providing disaster relief to people affected by Hurricane Matthew on multiple fronts—in Haiti, Cuba and the southeastern United States.

       
Lewisville pastor nominee for BGCT 1st VP

Lewisville pastor nominee for BGCT 1st VP

Joseph Fields, founding pastor of New Beginnings Baptist Church in Lewisville, will be nominated for first vice president of the Baptist General Convention of Texas at its annual meeting, Nov. 13-15 in Waco.

       
Doug Hodo, Houston Baptist University president emeritus, dies at 81

Doug Hodo, Houston Baptist University president emeritus, dies at 81

Edward Douglas “Doug” Hodo, the second president of Houston Baptist University, died Oct.10 at his home in Boerne. He was 81.

       
Baylor Scott & White names president-elect

Baylor Scott & White names president-elect

James H. Hinton, who has led Albuquerque, N.M.-based Presbyterian Healthcare Services more than two decades, is the next president and chief executive officer of Baylor Scott & White Health and the first non-Baptist to lead the historically Baptist hospital system.

       
 
 
 
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